Make of the Month: Hack Your Closet

make  /māk Verb: Form (something) by putting parts together or combining substances; construct; create.

You can find inspiration for so many creative project ideas through the library collection. MAKE Magazine is one of the most interesting resources we have. Each bimonthly issue is full of ideas and projects of all kinds. Here is our Make of the Month courtesy of the good folks at If you try this project, please let us know and we’d love to see pictures! Post them on social media using the hashtag #ebrpl. If you have ideas for other projects, post those too!


You can get a lot more out of your closet by customizing the space to your needs. Adding a dividing wall, shelves, and a half-height closet rod are all pretty easy to do. Read about this project to pick up a few helpful hints on reworking your closet. This is an easy weekend project, including optionally repainting your closet for a nice clean look. See the full project at

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